Two are indicted by federal grand jury.
The United States Attorney’s Office has announced the results of the April Federal Grand Jury.
Andrew Duane Sloan, 24, of Hendrix, Failure to Register as Sex Offender.
The indictment alleges that from about December 2012, until March 22, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, Sloan, after having received felony convictions from the State of Oklahoma, Bryan County, on March 3, 2009, for the felony offenses of Rape 2nd Degree and Sexual Battery (2 Counts), traveled in interstate commerce and knowingly failed to register and update his registration as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
The charge arose from an investigation by the Bryan County Sheriff’s Department and the United States Marshal Service. The charge is punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000 fine.
David Lewis McDowell, 50, formerly of Antlers, Wire Fraud; Money Laundering.
The indictment alleges that on about May 9, 2008, through Oct. 15, 2009, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, McDowell knowingly devised a scheme to defraud investors by fraudulently representing and promising that FASTech had a system that could produce ethanol at a commercial production rate sufficient to sell commercially.
Based upon those fraudulent and material representations, his actions caused victims to send money via interstate wire communications, to be invested in FASTech. The indictment further alleges that on about June 25, 2008, through Nov. 9, 2009, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, McDowell knowingly engaged in a monetary transaction through a financial institution, affecting interstate commerce, in a criminally derived property of a value greater than $10,000, that is, by causing money to be transferred from accounts at Ameristate Bank, such proceeds having derived from a specified unlawful activity.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The charges are punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine or twice the amount of criminally derived property.